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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Conrad, Joseph Conrad, Teodor Josef Konrad Korzeniowski(noun)

    English novelist (born in Poland) noted for sea stories and for his narrative technique (1857-1924)


  1. Joseph Conrad

    Joseph Conrad was a Polish author who wrote in English after settling in England. He was granted British nationality in 1886, but always considered himself a Pole. Conrad is regarded as one of the greatest novelists in English, though he did not speak the language fluently until he was in his twenties. He wrote stories and novels, often with a nautical setting, that depict trials of the human spirit in the midst of an indifferent universe. He was a master prose stylist who brought a distinctly non-English tragic sensibility into English literature. While some of his works have a strain of romanticism, he is viewed as a precursor of modernist literature. His narrative style and anti-heroic characters have influenced many authors, including D. H. Lawrence, F. Scott Fitzgerald, William Faulkner, Ernest Hemingway, George Orwell, Graham Greene, Malcolm Lowry, William Golding, William S. Burroughs, Joseph Heller, Italo Calvino, Gabriel García Márquez, J. G. Ballard, John le Carré, V.S. Naipaul, Philip Roth, Hunter S. Thompson, J.M. Coetzee and Salman Rushdie.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of joseph conrad in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of joseph conrad in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness:

    A ship leaves no trace in the sea, but countless in your heart. In German: Ein Schiff hinterlässt keine Spur im Meer, aber unzählige im Herzen. This is how I heard it on a german radio station. Can anyone confirm this and give it a final correction, plus let us know for sure where it´s from in Joseph Conrad´s work? Thomas, from Germany

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